Terms & Conditions
Please note these terms and conditions only apply to parts of the website which involve content submission from users.
The website under [www.emiratesairline.co.uk] (the “Website”) and the services on these pages are offered to you by:
Emirates, a Dubai corporation established by Decree No. 2 of 1985 (as amended) whose principal place of business is at Emirates Group Headquarters, P.O. Box 686 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (“Emirates”)
These terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) govern Emirates’ relationship with users and others who visit with the Website.
or, for users in the U.S.A.,
1. Your Acceptance
1.1. By using or visiting the Website or any of Emirates’ software, data feeds and services provided to you on, from or through the Website (the “Services”) you agree to these Terms and Conditions.
1.2. These Terms and Conditions apply to all users who contribute: text , software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, audiovisual combinations, interactive features and other materials (“Content”) you may view on, access through or contribute to the Services.
1.3. The submission of Content in no way creates any obligation or duty on the part of Emirates to post or use such materials or, if Emirates does so, to give you credit or acknowledgment.
2. Your Content
2.1. All Content submitted to the Website must be your original creation. If the Content has not been created by you, the person who created the Content must submit it.
2.2. By submitting Content to the Website, you affirm, represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that such Content is your original creation, has not been copied in whole or in part from any other work, does not violate or infringe any copyright, trademark or other proprietary right of any person or entity (including any rights of privacy or publicity), is your sole and exclusive property, and that you own or have the necessary licences, rights, consents and permissions to publish Content you submit.
2.3. Content that you submit to the Website may be accepted or rejected and/or posted on the Website if deemed appropriate by Emirates in its sole and absolute discretion.
2.4. In consideration for an opportunity for your Content to appear on the Website (such opportunity not being guaranteed by Emirates) you hereby grant a worldwide, perpetual, royalty free, non-exclusive, irrevocable and transferable licence to Emirates of all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to such Content for publication on the Service pursuant to these Terms and Conditions.
2.5. By submitting Content to the Website you hereby grant Emirates permission to use your image or likeness as it appears in such Content and to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, or alter the Content, and to post such Content (as submitted, or as edited, modified or otherwise changed at Emirates’ sole discretion) on the Website or via any other social media, with or without accompanying music.
2.6. By submitting Content, you grant Emirates and its affiliates, agents and advertising agencies permission to use the Content, and any images or likeness of any persons contained therein, for any purpose and in any and all media whatsoever throughout the world, in perpetuity, without compensation.
2.7. For the avoidance of doubt, you retain all of your ownership rights in your Content. However, by submitting Content to the Website, to the extent permissible by law you hereby grant Emirates a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Content in connection with the Service and Emirates (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels.
2.8. If you submit any Content that contains the image or likeness of any person other than you, you agree to obtain written permission from each such person for Emirates to use such image or likeness as it appears in such Content and to post such Content on the Website, in the manner described above. By submitting any Content that contains the image or likeness of any person other than you, you hereby represent and warrant that you have obtained such written permission and that such person is at least 18 years of age.
2.9. You further agree that Content you submit to the Service will not contain any third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant Emirates all of the license rights granted herein.
3.1. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Emirates and its affiliates, agents, officers, employees, agents and advertising agencies for and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) liabilities, action that results from: (i) a breach of your representations and warranties made herein; (ii) that is made by a person whose image or likeness was used in any Content without such person’s written consent; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your Content caused damage to a third party.
3.2. This clause 3 will survive these Terms and Conditions.
4. Restricted Content
4.1. Any Content or other material submitted that shows illegal, dangerous, unsafe, pornographic, obscene, profane, defamatory, libellous, or threatening activity or material, or that shows any activity or material which could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law or regulation, or that violates the rights of third parties, or that is otherwise deemed by Emirates, in its sole discretion, to be inappropriate (including, without limitation, if any such Content contains an image of a competitive product) will not be posted.
4.2. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any Content will not be accepted or posted, or may be removed, if Emirates believes, in its sole discretion, that it contains any of the following: (a) persons under the age of 18; (b) competitive products; (c) unsafe behaviour / activity that could result in physical injury or property damage; (d) third party materials that you have no rights to, including Content owned by third parties, images of celebrities, third party trademarks, artwork, etc.; (e) illegal activity, including drug use; (f) obscenity or profanity; (g) anything defamatory or libellous; (h) anything disparaging to the Emirates brand, or any of their competitors; (i) anything racist or sexist; (j) anything pornographic or obscene; (k) gambling; or (l) anything in poor taste.
5. Assignment of Moral Rights
5.1. You, being the sole author of the Content, to the extent permissible by law waive absolutely your moral rights arising in relation to the Content and, so far as is legally possible, any broadly equivalent rights you may have in any territory of the world.
6.1. These Terms and Conditions may be assigned by Emirates at any time without restriction.
7. Warranty Disclaimer
7.1. Except as set out in these Terms and Conditions, all warranties, conditions and other terms implied by statute or common law are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded. Emirates makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of the Website’s content or the content of any sites linked to this site and assumes no liability or responsibility for any: (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of our services; (iii) any unauthorised access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein; (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our services; (v) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through our services by any third party, and/or (vi) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the services. Emirates does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the services or any hyperlinked services or featured in any banner or other advertising, and Emirates will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your best judgment and exercise caution where appropriate.
8. Limitation of Liability
8.1. Emirates shall under no circumstances whatever be liable to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, for any loss of profit, or any indirect or consequential loss arising under, in connection with or resulting from: (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of our services; (iii) any unauthorised access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein; (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our services; (v) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like, which may be transmitted to or through our services by any third party, and/or (vi) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the services, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not the company is advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction.
8.2. You specifically acknowledge that Emirates shall not be liable for content or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you.
9.1. You agree that: (i) the Service shall be deemed solely based in England; and (ii) the Service shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Emirates, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than England. These Terms of Service shall be governed by the laws of England, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and Emirates that arises in whole or in part from the Service shall be decided exclusively by the courts of England.
10.1. These Terms and Conditions, together with any other legal notices published by the Emirates on the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Emirates concerning use of the Website. If any provision of these terms is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and the Emirates’ failure to assert any right or provision under these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Emirates reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these terms from time to time to check whether there have been any changes. Your use of the Website following any amendment of these terms will signify your assent to and acceptance of the revised Terms and Conditions.